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Germany is keen to pursue gas projects with Senegal, says Scholz on first African tour

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DakarGermany wants to intensively pursue gas and renewable energy projects with Senegal, Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Sunday during his first trip to Africa, against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine and its impac...

Senegal President shows support for PSG player Idrissa Gueye following homophobia row

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Embroiled in a homophobia row in France, Paris Saint-German footballer Idrissa Gana Gueye has received the backing of Senegalese President Macky Sall. With French clubs' players encouraged to wear rainbow-colored nu...

Egypt FA accuses Senegal fans of racism after dramatic World Cup playoff

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The Egyptian Football Association has claimed its men's national team was subject to racism during a defeat in its FIFA World Cup playoff match against Senegal on Tuesday. In a statement on Instagram, the governing...

Senegal beats Egypt to win Africa Cup of Nations trophy

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Senegal defeated Egypt in the Africa Cup of Nations championship match on Sunday, winning the continental championship for the first time on penalty kicks at Olembe Stadium in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Neither Senegal nor...

Sadio Mane penalty secures African Cup of Nations final victory for Senegal

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Handed a chance of redemption, Senegal forward Sadio Mane didn't pass up the opportunity to make history for his country. JUST WATCHED Sadio Mane's journey from Senegal to the top of the footballin...

Senegal wins its 1st African Cup, beats Egypt on penalties

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Sadio Mané scored the winning spot kick to start the celebrations and make up for missing a penalty in the seventh minute of the game. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . The final had ended 0-0 after extra ti...

AFCON: Senegal beats Burkina Faso to book spot in final as Cameroon or Egypt await

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Senegal booked its place in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) final on Wednesday with a hard-fought 3-1 win over Burkina Faso. Abdou Diallo broke the deadlock with a scrappy goal on 70 minutes, turning the ball home...

Sadio Mane donates $693,000 to fund hospital in his hometown in Senegal

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Senegal and Liverpool football star Sadio Mane has donated $ 693,000 (£500,000) to help fund the construction of a hospital in his hometown of Bambali in Senegal. The village, about 400 kilometers outside the capi...

Senegal restricts internet as protests over rape allegation escalate

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Over the past two days, at least one person has been killed in clashes between riot police and supporters of Ousmane Sonko, who say his detention on Wednesday in the wake of a rape allegation is politically motivate...

More than 700 dead pelicans found in Senegal World Heritage site

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DakarSome 750 pelicans have been found dead in a UNESCO World Heritage site in northern Senegal that provides refuge for millions of migratory birds, the country's parks director said. Rangers found the pelicans on J...

Senegal World Cup star Papa Bouba Diop dies aged 42 — reports

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Former Premier League player and Senegal World Cup star Papa Bouba Diop has died aged 42, according to multiple reports including ESPN. Diop made 63 appearances for his country with the highlight of his internation...